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Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung of Seoul speaks at a press conference on Feb. 25, 2014.

Catholics pray for reconciliation on 70th anniversary of the Korean War

Jun 25, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Korean Catholics marked the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War -- a war which never technically ended... Read more

Posters of South Korean President Moon Jae-In and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during a rally on April 26, 2018 in Seoul.

Bishop: With historic Inter-Korean Summit, 'God answered our prayers'

Apr 27, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Local bishops called the Inter-Korean Summit an answered prayer after the leaders of the two Koreas signed a peace agreement... Read more

Bishop Patrick Byrne, apostolic delegate to Korea from 1949 until his Nov. 25, 1950 death in a North Korean prison camp.

How an American bishop became a Korean martyr

Mar 26, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

Bishop Patrick James Byrne was born in the United States, but he died on a forced march in the harsh... Read more